|The Rev. Ruth Meyers, professor from CDSP|
presenting A029 to the House of Deputies
[Episcopal News Service -- Indianapolis] Same-gender couples soon can have their lifelong relationships blessed using a rite approved by General Convention July 10.
The Rev. David Thurlow, of South Carolina,
presents minority report opposing same-gender blessings
“For 2,000 years, the church has had clear teaching regarding marriage...We haven’t taken heed of the universal voice of the church universal or the Anglican Communion. This resolution marks a clear and significant departure — theological, doctrinal and in worship — from the doctrine, discipline and worship of Christ as this church has received them.”